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RE: "Web service" or "web service"

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 13:19:01 -0800
To: "'Jonathan Marsh'" <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, "'Jean-Jacques Moreau'" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>, "'Glen Daniels'" <gdaniels@macromedia.com>
Cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00db01c29b11$9a6784e0$d90ba8c0@beasys.com>
Maybe the ws-arch group should part of the formulation of this?  This
discussion doesn't seem description language specific.

Cheers,
Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Jonathan Marsh
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 12:32 PM
> To: Jean-Jacques Moreau; Glen Daniels
> Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: RE: "Web service" or "web service"
> 
> 
> 
> I note that the capitalization in the Web Services Glossary
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/ws-gloss/) is all over the map.  Whatever we
> decide, let's let them know.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jean-Jacques Moreau [mailto:moreau@crf.canon.fr]
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 8:45 AM
> > To: Glen Daniels
> > Cc: 'www-ws-desc@w3.org'
> > Subject: Re: "Web service" or "web service"
> > 
> > 
> > No despair, I also prefer Web Service, for the very same reason.
> > So, it's at two voices. Any others?
> > 
> > JJ.
> > 
> > Glen Daniels wrote:
> > > Funny how all the IBM guys agree... :)
> > >
> > > I have two things to say.  First, we are Not Going to Get everyone
> to
> > agree on a capitalization no matter what we do, so although I do
> support a
> > consistent usage across W3C specs, that won't necessarily stop the
> press
> > or the rest of the world from Capitalizing it However They Please.
> Just
> > sayin'.
> > >
> > > That said, I have always preferred "Web Service", because the
> "Service"
> > part has always seemed paramount to me.  I am content to be a lone
> voice
> > in the wilderness on this, however. :)
> 
> 


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